Keystone Capital District

All Hands on Deck for Fall Membership

“All Hands on Deck!” These words are typically associated with an emergency at sea to indicate that all crew members should go to the deck to help.  Though we are not at sea, we are asking all of the Scouters in the New Birth of Freedom Council to respond to our “all hands” call.  ...

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Initial Show and Sell Popcorn and Nuts Due Today

Get your 2021 Popcorn and Nuts Sale started on the right foot by making sure that your Show and Sell Order is placed today, July 26 for August 13 pick up.  Units can place their Show and Sell Orders by clicking here.  If you are having trouble placing your order or have questions about...

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Program Fee Study Report and Webinar Recording

Since January, an ad hoc committee of volunteer leaders from each district in the Council has been meeting to discuss whether to implement a program fee in the New Birth of Freedom Council.  The ad hoc committee decided that implementing a straight across-the-board program fee (an additional fee assessed to every registered member) was not...

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July Council-wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the July 2021 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. We shared that during the presentation we would share both...

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Restart Scouting Summit Follow Up

The Restart Scouting Summit was a great success!  Whether you were able to join us or not, we want to make sure that your unit has all of the resources and materials necessary to stay active this summer and to plan for an amazing new year of Scouting!  Fall 2021 looks to provide new opportunities...

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Join Us for Restart Scouting Summit – June 3

REGISTER TO ATTEND What is one of the most important meetings that your unit can attend to prepare for an awesome 2021 Scouting year?  The RESTART SCOUTING SUMMIT on June 3 at Camp Tuckahoe.  In place of Program Launch and the June Council-wide Roundtable, the New Birth of Freedom Council is inviting representatives from all...

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Sign Up to Attend a Hooked on Scouting Event

We are excited to be able to offer Hooked on Scouting as part of our Spring Membership Campaign.  Not only are we inviting all of our new Scouts to attend, but any Cub Scout is welcome to come out to attend our program.  Scouts and families will need to bring their own rods and fishing...

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Accept the Active Summer Pack Challenge

Will your Pack accept the challenge to be an Active Summer Pack?  We are asking every pack to commit to 2 activities each month in June, July, and August.  This is a fun, easy way to keep your pack members engaged, excited, and energized for the Scouting program.  It also is an important step in...

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How to Plan Your Spring Recruitment

Families are looking for opportunities to get their son or daughter involved in a local Scouting program.  Is your unit ready to welcome them for exciting Scouting Adventures?  We have put together some great resources to help you prepare for having a Spring Recruitment Event.  If you have never had a Spring Recruitment Event, no...

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March 2021 Council-wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the March 2021 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. We shared that during the presentation we would share both...

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